The Advent of the Incredulous Stigmata Man

TitleThe Advent of the Incredulous Stigmata Man
Year for Search1998
AuthorsMason, Kelvin
Date Published1998
PublisherCitron Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Welsh author, Zimbabwean author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia governed by the Extended European Community. The Antipodes are under a hole in the ozone layer and the people are very likely to die of skin cancer. Beer limited to 2% alcohol. Tobacco is outlawed and very hard to get on the black market. Unauthorized pregnancy is illegal; the mother is sent to prison and the child is taken by the state. Abortion is illegal an impossible to obtain. The novel focuses on a man who develops the stigmata and his relations with others living on the margins of the dystopia. The novel is set in Scotland.

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Author Note

The author was born in Wales and lived in Zimbabwe in 1998

Full Text

1998 Mason, Kelvin. The Advent of the Incredulous Stigmata Man. London: Citron Press. PSt

Authoritarian dystopia governed by the Extended European Community. The Antipodes are under a hole in the ozone layer and the people are very likely to die of skin cancer. Beer limited to 2% alcohol. Tobacco is outlawed and very hard to get on the black market. Unauthorized pregnancy is illegal; the mother is sent to prison and the child is taken by the state. Abortion is illegal an impossible to obtain. The novel focuses on a man who develops the stigmata and his relations with others living on the margins of the dystopia. The novel is set in Scotland. The author was born in Wales and lived in Zimbabwe in 1998